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  1. A

    Plumbers looking for work

    Small family owned growing company looking for honest, reliable plumber in the Ft Lauderdale area. Anyone looking to move to South Florida or is located in Ft Lauderdale area send me a message.
  2. J

    Plumbers paste on immersion heater compression valves

    So did a job for a friend yesterday and made (i hope) a small muckup.... Installed a unvented heatrae sadia multipoint 15 but i used plumbers paste on all my compression elbows about 10 of them i only put it on the male threads. The instructions state that it should not be used as it may...
  3. Dan

    Can Plumbers go to Work During COViD-19 Outbreak? - YES, if you do it following government guidelines

    Some government guidance regarding going to work during the weird times we're in. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others#going-to-work 4. Going to work As set out in the section on...
  4. BulkWorkwear

    Face Masks - Your help is needed

    Hello Everyone, We hope you are all well and safe. We will be sourcing respiratory protective face masks due to the shortage. Once sourced we intend to reserve stock for construction workers. We would like to research how many of you out there are short of protective face masks supply? We know...
  5. T

    Did work on plumbers advice that did not work, ask for refund?

    Hi, I need advice from experienced plumbers please, I got my bathroom done a few weeks ago, the job was done but the detail was very poor. I had to repaint what the builder had already done as the previous paint was coming though, one side of the tile had not been siliconed so you could see...
  6. L

    UPDATE: Plumbers apparently not meant to be going to customers homes unless emergency callout?!

    UPDATE: Plumbers apparently not meant to be going to customers homes unless emergency callout?! This was after further questioning to the prime minister. I'm trying to find the actual video or article for you.
  7. P

    Maintenance Plumbers - Permanent Vacancies in Berkshire

    Prior's Court, a Berkshire charity providing specialist support to young people with autism, is looking for two full time Maintenance Plumbers to join our team. Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum. The role: We have vacancies for two Maintenance Plumbers to join our team to provide high...
  8. M

    Plumbers mate looking for work

    Hello, i have seen there are a few recent posts about this, but am in the same situation as the others but in different areas. I am a 29 year old male and have recently completed my C&G level 2 diploma in plumbing and heating at college. I am very keen on learning further about plumbing and...
  9. M

    Plumbers mate/improver looking for work

    Hi guys, My name is Michael I am 31 years old from London and have 2 years plumbing experience. I am currently carrying out my NVQ 2 portfolio. I am currently working on a site but although I am getting on well there I have an issue with getting my hot and cold second fix evidence for my...
  10. D

    Plumbers mate looking for work

    Hi, ive recently just completed a city and guilds level 2 plumbing course, i am now looking to gain experience in the trade. Is there anyone in the london or surrey area willing to take me on as a plumbers mate? Thanks.
  11. J

    Plumbers advice please

    Hi...I really could do with some advice from some plumbers please. I have had a company refit my bathroom and I’m questioning the quality of the work in fitting of the vanity unit and the toilet. (See pictures) . The company have responded to my questions but I’m not sure if they are giving me a...
  12. S

    Selling equipment to plumbers

    Where can I sell a rothergnbergue pipe freeze kit I have one I want to sell
  13. Ted808

    any one work for PLumbers Point LTD?

    Hi has any one worked for these guys? I'm looking for extra work and they offer £30 an hour jobs, parts you supply and charge for separately, self employed basis obviously. What do you think? Hopefully work will be local only at that price!
  14. M

    Has anyone been called upon to fit a Duravit Styrofoam Bath Box or similar?

    I've got to fit one of these on clients instructions. He's German and apparently thats how they do it over there but I think its gonna cause problems due to lack of rigidity and stability once the tiles are on. Anyone had any experience with these?
  15. D

    Worcester boiler with wireless thermostat

    son has had Worcester style installed and has Easy Control RF thermostat, table tennis stand and Worcester Bosch easy control wireless key for bottom of boiler. Does he need internet connection in house to work thermostat or should it pick up wireless key? I'm h
  16. P

    "Gas Safe" Plumbers Needed - UK All Areas

    Plumber Point UK Ltd is currently looking for experienced "Gas Safe" plumbers in all areas of the UK. The work mainly involves visiting customers in their own home to resolve a wide variety of everyday heating problems - central heating radiator problems, air bleeding, oil and gas boiler...
  17. Dan

    Working on the plumbers directory

    https://www.plumbersforums.net/directory/categories/plumbers-directory.77/ So we now have a post code search bit. A few people have listings already and although they're not showing you should be able to click the "your listing" link in the main menu when you are on the directory and edit your...
  18. Y

    PLumbers Needed For Trade Work Nationwide

    Plumbers Needed For Trade Work Nationwide Nationwide work available for plumbers and gas engineers. Work is in relation to housing association contract. If you are interested in this work, please contact me by clicking on my name and click 'Start Conversation' to message me for contact...
  19. Gordon

    Oil Central Heating Quote

    Plumber has quoted me £9,000 to install 1300Lt Oil Tank, Grant 36e External Combi Boiler, 5 small radiators and 2 large radiators. No VAT. Plus another £100 to sign off. Electrician quoted £370 to supply Nest Thermostat and conect to boiler. Builder wants £500 to lay the slab for the oil tank...
  20. Dan

    Plumbers Workwear - What prices are you getting for Polo Shirts, Dickies and Hoodies?

    We're getting some forum shirts done, Polo Shirts, found a good quality one that's longer than normal. Don't like the ones that ride up when you're bending over tiling etc. It'll have the forum name on the sleeve, but your own logo on the breast-pocket area (there's no pocket, you know that...
  21. Dan

    How to Add Your Business to our Plumbers Directory for Free!

    We've changed the directory a little bit so these instructions have changed a little bit to match. Step 1. Click the following link and fill in the details https://www.plumbersforums.net/plumbers-directory/add Step 2. There isn't a step 2 now. :D Note that this is for plumbers only, not...
  22. OffshoreGas

    Licensing of plumbers

    In US there seems to be a jumbled mess of state laws regarding construction. One common one however seems to be plumbing work must be completed by a licensed contractor. This appears to be similar to GasSafe but cover all aspects of plumbing and heating. Do people think the U.K. would benefit...
  23. Dan

    DIY Forum for DIY Plumbers?

    Should I create a DIY forum to direct people away from this forum who are doing DIY jobs? I could then make our three main forums (tilers, plumbers and electricians) all for professionals and trainees only. I think that's how most networks are doing it. So perhaps we do the same? Your thoughts?
  24. Clubsport_tom

    Plumbers switching to offshore

    Hi , been plumbing for 6 years in the commercial game mixture of plumbing and pipe fitting anyone left it and gone on the rigs , decided it's the path i wanna go down currently getting the money together to get my tickets ready just wanted to know what's involved work wise on a daily basis ...
  25. townfanjon

    Local numpty plumbers

    I will just let you have a laugh at this , sorry the pic doesn’t show much detail . Thermal stores with unvented components lol lol
  26. A

    Cheap plumbers from EU countries

    I've had basin fitted from an Egyptian plumber from Italy. He was cheap. He fixed the basin to the wall with putty like material (no bolt/nut into the wall). He fitted isolating valves (with compression joints) on plastic pipes without the insertion white hardening cylinders at the end. He never...
  27. J

    A strange plumbers merchants...

    Gas installer event...it’s like a massive plumbers merchants but nothing has a price on. If you want a price it comes with a long ass sales pitch! When you finally get the price, it’s more then your local merchants lol. Gas safe stand, guys all eating doughnuts! First time I ever went, I didn’t...
  28. A

    Shower Cold, plumbers clueless

    shower cold unless hot sink or bath tap turned on for a few seconds. shower then remains hot for about a minute then goes cold. Original shower Mira minilite evs, replaced with an Aqalissa bar type.... still same problem. Using a megaflow unvented system with mains cold direct to shower, spoke...
  29. V

    Plumbers of UK, would you mind answering a few questions for my research assignment

    I'm currently working on a research assignment to do with Digital marketing, specifically social media and how plumbing businesses use it. Would any of you be kind enough to aid my research and answer a couple questions below? What would you say from your experience your target market/customer...
  30. OffshoreGas

    Why aren’t plumbers plumbers any more?

    when and why did plumbers who work on heating systems decide they didn’t want to be called plumbers?
  31. S

    Question for plumbers

    My new neighbour moved in 2 years ago and had all new pipes and since then they complain they can’t shower if our hosepipe is on and our pipes bang like hell the early hours of every morning. We have had plumbers out but didn’t think it was anything to do with neighbours until now? Could this be...
  32. O

    all level qualified plumbers required in London and Cardiff Centre

    we currently have existing and new middle size and large size projects in London and Cardiff Center require all level plumbers to join us, to provide new and maintenance. ideally part time will be welcome. it will be appreciate if you can drop me a pm with a short introduction. we can set up a...
  33. B

    looking for a position as a trainee plumbers mate, or work experience in worcs/birmingham

    Hi, My name is Blake, I am 28 years old. I am currently doing a NVQ level 2 in plumbing and heating at Worcester college. I am doing the evening course (two nights a week). I would like to find employment as a plumbers mate in order to gain some experience, or some work experience with a...
  34. O

    looking for a part time commercial plumbers

    looking for one commercial plumbers be part time to join us. we are going to have 2 large project in London and others city UK and we are running few more commercial business in London. require a qualified electrician also who can work with right immigration condition in UK. what you need to...
  35. gmartine

    Landlord plumbers advise required

    Advice not advise :oops: I attended a boiler breakdown (condensate) and spent most of the 2 hrs unblocking the sink outlet which was fairly solid with fat that had obviously been poured down the sink. Client wanted to know if they could claim it from their tennants/agency (18mths) and tbh I...
  36. J

    Dow Corning 785 or Plumbers Mait

    Hi, As per title, what out of the two would be best for sealing this bath fitting, everytime i google it i am getting mixed reviews, some say silicone, some say mait. The fitting is going into a enamel bath if that makes a difference.
  37. B

    How much do UK plumbers earn?

    How much do salaried, fully qualified plumbers earn each year in the UK? Also, do you need additional training to work as a plumber in Australia and/or the USA?
  38. O

    How much do UK plumbers earn?

    How much do salaried, fully qualified plumbers earn each year in the UK? Also, do you need additional training to work as a plumber in Australia and/or the USA?
  39. P

    Plumbers costs query

    Hello all, Could anybody please advise an approximate day rate cost of a plumber would charge in the South East England area (specifically Sussex)
  40. S

    self employed plumbers earnings

    Hi folks How much are the average one man band self employed plumbers ACTUALLY making annually? Say 5-10 years experience post qualified. (Outside London too) And are gas engineers in a similar position making more or less than a regular plumber in this day and age? Many thanks all
  41. B

    Trainee plumber in Worcestershire, looking for a plumbers mate role. Or work experience

    Hi, My name is Blake, I am 28 years old. I am currently doing a NVQ level 2 in plumbing and heating at Worcester college. I am doing the evening course (two nights a week). I would like to find employment as a plumbers mate in order to gain some experience, or some work experience with a...
  42. M

    Looking for experienced plumbers!! IMMEDIATE START, excellent rates of pay, company vehicle.

    Ultraheat Plumbing & Heating Services Ltd are Hiring!! We are a family run business located in Ferndown, Dorset. We are looking for experienced plumbers to join our busy team. Must have at least 5 years experience, confidence when working, be able to work as a member of a team or on own...
  43. G

    Any plumbers here advice needed about toilet

    I had a blockage in my toilet and repaired it tonight but I also get clogged up showers sometimes can anybody confirm if the pipes are usually separate or would toilet water come into the shower basin or is this separate?
  44. D

    Plumbers Tips on the original forum

    I remember on the old original UK Plumbers Forum, that there was a very popular thread where plumbers could post and share tips. Is this available here?
  45. A

    Research into plumbers and how they promote their business

    Hello! I'm currently doing some research into the plumbing trade and wanted to understand a bit around how smaller traders (micro-business / self-employed) promote themselves to their customers. My research so far has been limited to a Google search, but I'm curious to know a bit around: -...
  46. A

    Plumbers wanted - Midlands Area

    Self-employed plumber / heating people required. Qualified people wanted. Must have own van and tools and insurances. Duties to include: General domestic plumbing maintenance Emergency Call Out Locate leaking water supply pipes and repair/replace as necessary (underground) Unblock drains...
  47. R

    New build plumbers and heating engineers required

    New build plumbers and heating engineers required for long term contracts in the Northwest Cards in position or Subbies Message me if your interested Thanks Gary
  48. gmartine

    Tool for Plumbers Arms?

    BAHCO Chrome 4" 110mm Adjustable Wrench Spanner Style Beer Drink Bottle Opener | eBay ..............................
  49. M

    This could help all Gas Engineers and Plumbers!

    Hi All, my name is Matt and I am from the heating industry, over 30 years. Please read this as it could definitely help your business. I'm a member of An app already and I've found it great, especially receiving the rebates on products. I've copied this article from another forum (actually a gas...
  50. M

    This could help all Gas Engineers and Plumbers!

    Hi All, my name is Matt and I am from the heating industry, over 30 years. Please read this as it could definitely help your business. I'm a member of Tradehelp already and I've found it great, especially receiving the rebates on products. I've copied this article from another forum (actually a...
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